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I am not sure as to what virus protection tool is used in macs. Does it come preloaded with Leopard or will one has to download it? I understand that OS X being Unix based is relatively immune to virus attacks, still I am concerned about the virus protection. Enlighten me plz. Thx in advance
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I am not sure as to what virus protection tool is used in macs. Does it come preloaded with Leopard or will one has to download it? I understand that OS X being Unix based is relatively immune to virus attacks, still I am concerned about the virus protection. Enlighten me plz. Thx in advance
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